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Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

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Anatomy of a Genocide: The Life and Death of a Town Called Buczacz
Omer Bartov
The Island of Dr. Moreau
H.G. Wells
How German Is It (Wie Deutsch Ist Es)

Readers' Night Out

"This was New York’s third monthly silent-reading party. ... Partiers bring whatever books they like, stay as long as they want, and aren’t allowed to speak to the other people in the room."

 

(From The New Yorker Page-Turner Blog, May 24, 2014)